At GitHub, we use our products every day and have developed a workflow to collaborate on projects. To make it work for teams regardless of their size or technical expertise, we made sure each step in our workflow can be completed within a web-based interface.

Following the GitHub flow

  1. Create a branch from the repository.
  2. Create, edit, rename, move, or delete files.
  3. Send a pull request from your branch with your proposed changes to kick off a discussion.
  4. Make changes on your branch as needed. Your pull request will update automatically.
  5. Merge the pull request once the branch is ready to be merged.
  6. Tidy up your branches using the delete button in the pull request or on the branches page.

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